Sunny: Our Hearts Beat Together [BR-RIP]

  • Movie: Sunny: Our Hearts Beat Together (English title) / Sunny: Strong Mind Strong Love (literal title)
  • Romaji: Sunny: Tsuyoi Kimochi Tsuyoi Ai
  • Japanese: SUNNY 強い気持ち・強い愛
  • Director: Hitoshi One
  • Writer: Hitoshi One
  • Producer: Akihiro YamauchiGenki Kawamura
  • Cinematographer: Shoichi Ato, Keiji Hashimoto
  • Release Date: August 31, 2018
  • Runtime: 118 min.
  • Genre: Drama / Women / Past & Present
  • Distributor: Toho
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan

Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©

Nami (Ryoko Shinohara) is a 40-year-old housewife. She meets her high school friend Serika (Yoko Maki) for the first time in many years, but Serika now has terminal cancer. Serika tells Nami that she wants to meet her old friends from the “Sunny” club before she dies. Nami attempts to round up their friends for a reunion.


  1. Remake of 2011 movie “Sunny.”
  2. Yoko Maki was first cast to play Serika in the present day, but on November 11, 2017 production announced that Yoko Maki dropped out of the movie and Yuka Itaya was cast to play Serika. On January 30, 2018, Yoko Maki announced that her contract with management company Flying Box ended in mid-January, 2018.
  3. Related titles:
    1. Sunny (2011)
    2. Sunny: Our Hearts Beat Together | Sunny: Tsuyoi Kimochi Tsuyoi Ai (2018)



Sunny 2018-Ryoko Shinohara.jpg Sunny 2018-Yuka Itaya.jpg Sunny 2018-Rie Tomosaka.jpg Sunny 2018-Eiko Koike.jpg
Ryoko Shinohara Yuka Itaya Rie Tomosaka Eiko Koike
Nami Serika Kokoro Yuko
Sunny 2018-Naomi Watanabe.jpg Sunny 2018-Present Day-Nana.jpg Sunny 2018-Lily Franky.jpg
Naomi Watanabe ??? Lily Franky
Ume Nana Private Detective Nakagawa


Sunny 2018-Suzu Hirose.jpg Sunny 2018-Maika Yamamoto.jpg Sunny 2018-Momoko Tanabe.jpg Sunny 2018-Mio Noda.jpg
Suzu Hirose Maika Yamamoto Momoko Tanabe Mio Noda
Nami Serika Kokoro Yuko
Sunny 2018-Miu Tomita.jpg Sunny 2018-Elaiza Ikeda.jpg Sunny 2018-Haruma Miura.jpg
Miu Tomita Elaiza Ikeda Haruma Miura
Ume Nana Wataru Fujii

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